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William Faulkner

Name at birth: William Cuthbert FalknerWilliam Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying (1930) and other novels, short stories and plays. Many of his stories took place in fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Mississ…

FAULKNER, Charles James

Senate Years of Service: 1887-1899 Party: Democrat FAULKNER, Charles James, (son of Charles James Faulkner [1806-1884]), a Senator from West Virginia; born on the family estate, ‘Boydv…

Charles James FAULKNER

FAULKNER, Charles James, (father of Charles James Faulkner [1847-1929]), a Representative from Virginia and from West Virginia; born in Martinsburg, Va. (now West Virginia), July 6, 1806; was g…

FAULKNER, Charles James

FAULKNER, Charles James, (father of Charles James Faulkner [1847-1929]), a Representative from Virginia and from West Virginia; born in Martinsburg, Va. (now West Virginia), July 6, 1806; was gr…

Bruce Faulkner CAPUTO

CAPUTO, Bruce Faulkner, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, August 7, 1943; graduated from Deerfield (Mass.) Academy, 1961; B.A., 1965, M.B.A., 1967, Harvard University; J.D.…

PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, established in 1980, annually honors an American fiction writer with a $15,000 prize. Three judges choose five finalists before …

William Matthew MERRICK

MERRICK, William Matthew, (son of William Duhurst Merrick), a Representative from Maryland; born near Faulkner, Charles County, Md., September 1, 1818; was graduated from Georgetown University,…

William

(2 syl.; in Jerusalem Delivered), Archbishop of Orange. An ecclesiastical warrior, who besought Pope Urban on his knees that he might be sent in the cru…

William L

King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany, was called by his detractors Kaiser Tartuffe. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894W…

William WILLIAMS

WILLIAMS, William, a Representative from New York; born in Bolton, Conn., September 6, 1815; received a common-school education; clerk in a bank in Windham, Conn.; moved to Sandusky, Ohio, in 1…